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Detour is teaming up with Detroit Women's Leadership Network to deliver essential information to help women grow, connect, learn, achieve and become the best versions of themselves.
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Illustration by Steven Shik
After 74 years in Detroit, MAYS Multimedia is a go-to printer for obituaries and memorial programs. That hasn't changed -- even as funerals do.
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Today, we are launching Detour’s Keep Detroit Local program, a member-supported promotion for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
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Social distancing doesn't mean you have to miss out on fresh seafood, melt-in-your-mouth cookies, mile-high sandwiches and more.
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That's part of why there's so much riding on the 2020 Census.
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Spirit of Detroit
Keep bumping that techno. Sip wine with the stars. Test your trivia knowledge. Head to the drive-in (popcorn included)!
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More than 150 people participated in the first year of the Ramadan Lights Challenge — and the winning displays are glorious.
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Movement Festival in Detroit 2017
"The energy that happens during that festival is purely electric."
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The coronavirus was the leading single cause of death in Michigan in April — ahead of heart disease and cancer — with 2,386 deaths.
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